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L’Équipe transmits live from the field with TVU Networks

It’s been nine years since L’Equipe, the most popular sports newspaper in France, began using video transmitters that can aggregate cellular lines. “When we started back then with LiveU systems, sports and news executive management imagined that these new transmission solutions would decrease the need for SNG vehicles,” said Patrick Vautier, technical director. “That it […]  More

L’Opera rolls out first dual client OB7 UHD/HDR truck in Italy

Broadcast distributor and SI Video Progetti has announced that OB7, the new outside broadcast van it has designed and built for production company L’Opera Broadcast Video Service, will see its first live action in the first week of September. It has been under construction since late Spring. L’Opera specialises in the production of television coverage […]  More

Journey to Japan: Rugby World Cup matches to be streamed for free in Asia, Host coverage plan revealed

Rugby World Cup 2019 matches will be shown live online in those markets that don’t have broadcast right holders, the competition’s organiser has confirmed. In a statement, World Rugby said that “reflecting its commitment to growing the sport’s reach in Asia” it would provide a streaming offering for Japan 2019 in territories where broadcast deals […]  More

Thought Leadership: Mobile Viewpoint CEO Bais on the rise of the AI robots

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is becoming more relevant throughout the production chain for live sports. Here we talk to Michel Bais, chief executive at Mobile Viewpoint, to get his views on just how much of that workflow and which sports could one day be taken over by AI algorithms. How can AI automate the whole video […]  More

New sponsor Masstech expands reach with SVG Europe

Masstech, a developer of intelligent storage management systems that provide security, efficiency and rapid access to valuable assets for sports video creators, broadcasters and editors, has become an OB/SI SVG Europe sponsor, adding to its long-running association with SVG in the US. Masstech chief executive George Kilpatrick, stated: “Masstech is extremely excited to be expanding […]  More

Movicom renews SVG Europe sponsorship to share success stories with sports stakeholders

Speciality camera developer and provider Movicom has renewed its OB/SI sponsorship of SVG Europe. Victor Pakhomov, chief executive at Movicom, commented: “We believe that SVG Europe is doing a very important job. It is important to share the best production cases and success stories. That is how all the stakeholders in the community can learn […]  More

Education for all: Broadcast Academy’s Ekta Hutton on creating a lasting legacy

Sports broadcasting is all about the fan experience, encouraging the viewer to care and magnify the emotion. To make that possible, people in the television industry need education, and for those looking to get into this area, training needs to be made available. While this type of educational resource is readily available in some countries, […]  More